Climate change and increased risk for the insurance sector : a global perspective and an assessment for the Netherlands

@inproceedings{Botzen2010ClimateCA,
  title={Climate change and increased risk for the insurance sector : a global perspective and an assessment for the Netherlands},
  author={Wouter J. W. Botzen and Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh and Laurens M. Bouwer},
  year={2010}
}
Climate change is projected to increase the frequency and severity of extreme weather events. As a consequence, economic losses caused by natural catastrophes could increase significantly. This will have considerable consequences for the insurance sector. On the one hand, increased risk from weather extremes requires assessing expected changes in damage and including adequate climate change projections in risk management. On the other hand, climate change can also bring new business… CONTINUE READING